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Farmland or wasteland a time to choose : overcoming the threat to America"s farm and food future by R. Neil Sampson

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Published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Soil conservation -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- United States.,
  • Water-supply, Agricultural -- United States.,
  • Agricultural conservation -- United States.,
  • Agriculture and state -- United States.,
  • Land use, Rural -- United States.,
  • Water conservation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementR. Neil Sampson.
LC ClassificationsS624.A1 S22
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 422 p. :
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4265956M
ISBN 100878573666
LC Control Number81011894

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